The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 134 135 145
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 37 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.71% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.75% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £21,050 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Front-End Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3461 2926 3004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.40% 94.60% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1929 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 21 £35,000 +9.37% 2
Glasgow +5 14 £37,500 +20.00% 3
Front-End Developer
UK

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 62 (98.41%) HTML
2 61 (96.83%) CSS
3 57 (90.48%) JavaScript
4 35 (55.56%) CSS3
5 34 (53.97%) HTML5
6 32 (50.79%) jQuery
7 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (23.81%) Backbone.js
9 14 (22.22%) User Experience
10 13 (20.63%) Scrum
11 12 (19.05%) Underscore.js
12 11 (17.46%) PHP
13 10 (15.87%) MVC
14 9 (14.29%) Web Development
14 9 (14.29%) JSON
14 9 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (12.70%) Finance
15 8 (12.70%) Java
16 7 (11.11%) XML
16 7 (11.11%) .NET
16 7 (11.11%) Photoshop
16 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
16 7 (11.11%) Adobe
16 7 (11.11%) CMS
17 6 (9.52%) Dreamweaver
17 6 (9.52%) OO
17 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
17 6 (9.52%) RESTful
17 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
17 6 (9.52%) Sass

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.11%) CMS
2 4 (6.35%) Node.js
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) TeamSite
3 2 (3.17%) Drupal
3 2 (3.17%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.17%) WordPress
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.17%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Trello
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Dreamweaver
1 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.17%) Mocha
3 2 (3.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
4 1 (1.59%) Grunt
4 1 (1.59%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Games
2 4 (6.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (98.41%) HTML
2 61 (96.83%) CSS
3 35 (55.56%) CSS3
4 34 (53.97%) HTML5
5 32 (50.79%) jQuery
6 15 (23.81%) Backbone.js
7 12 (19.05%) Underscore.js
8 9 (14.29%) JSON
9 7 (11.11%) XML
9 7 (11.11%) .NET
9 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 6 (9.52%) Sass
10 6 (9.52%) RESTful
10 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (7.94%) WebSockets
12 4 (6.35%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (4.76%) LESS
13 3 (4.76%) Ember.js
13 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) User Experience
2 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) Online Games
4 2 (3.17%) Open Source
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) iPad
5 1 (1.59%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Android
1 5 (7.94%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Phone
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Phone 7
2 3 (4.76%) UNIX
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.63%) Scrum
3 10 (15.87%) MVC
4 9 (14.29%) Web Development
4 9 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (9.52%) OO
6 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.35%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.35%) TDD
8 3 (4.76%) OOD
9 2 (3.17%) SEO
9 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.17%) Content Management
9 2 (3.17%) BDD
9 2 (3.17%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.17%) Analytics
10 1 (1.59%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (1.59%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 11 (17.46%) PHP
3 8 (12.70%) Java
4 5 (7.94%) C#
5 4 (6.35%) Python
6 3 (4.76%) Ruby
6 3 (4.76%) SQL
7 2 (3.17%) Groovy
7 2 (3.17%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.59%) C++
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Adobe
2 3 (4.76%) Twitter
3 1 (1.59%) Yahoo!
3 1 (1.59%) Google
3 1 (1.59%) Zend
3 1 (1.59%) Ektron
3 1 (1.59%) Facebook
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